Diocesan News Notes

Monthly News and Information

News Notes

This information is updated on the first of every month.

St. Bernadette Relics in Pittsburg
St. Bernadette Soubirous’ relics to be venerated at Our Lady of Lourdes in Pittsburg, KS next week! We will have the opportunity to pray in front of her remains, be… Read More
Dates to Know
2022 Dates October 17 – 20 | Clergy Convocation, SLC Holy Days of Obligation August 15, 2022 | Assumption of Mary November 1, 2022 | Solemnity of All Saints December… Read More
Giving Tuesday
Office of Development and Planned Giving
Giving Tuesday – It’s happening again! The Diocese of Wichita will be participating in Giving Tuesday on November 29, 2022. During this global day of giving, thousands of Christians and… Read More
IRS Standard Mileage Rate
Office of Finance
IRS Standard Mileage Rate The IRS recently announced that the standard mileage rate increased to 62.5¢ per mile effective July 1, 2022. Please take this new rate into account for… Read More
Prayer for Priests
Office of Vicar for Priests
Prayer for Priests Prayer by St. Faustina O my Jesus, I beg you on behalf of the whole Church: Grant it love and the light of your Spirit, and give power… Read More
Seminars & Retreats
Office of Marriage and Family Life
“Set Your House In Order” Finance Planning Classes – Starting July 13 – 9:00-11:00 pm- St. Catherine of Siena This five-week series is designed to organize and manage finances. Participants… Read More
Guadalupe Clinic
Windsurge Game Fundraiser Guadalupe Clinic will have our Windsurge Baseball game fundraiser on Friday, August 19th. This year there will also be a firework display after the game. We kindly… Read More
Ministry with Persons with Disabilities
Francis of Assisi Parish Mental Health Ministry, Support Group: For those who struggle with mental health issues and also for those close to them. The group meets the second Wednesday… Read More
Pro-Life Activities
Office of Respect Life and Social Justice
Discover real resources that are helping Kansas women. Website to help Women experiencing an unexpected pregnancy. Please share with your parish! https://helpingkansaswomen.org The Issue: Lack of resources is the number… Read More
TEC and DREs
Office of Faith Formation
Coffee With Chris Are you a new DRE or a returning DRE for your parish? Have you just hired a new DRE for your parish? Coffee with Chris is a… Read More
Nourish - Caregiving Support
Ministry with Persons with Disabilities
Office of Marriage and Family Life
Nourish – In Person Meetings A faith-based program designed to meet the practical, emotional, and spiritual needs of family caregivers. Our Lady of Lourdes, Guadalupe Hall, Pittsburg: First Tuesday, 6:00… Read More
Seminarian Reception of Candidacy
Seminarian Reception of Candidacy In recent years, the reception of Candidacy by our seminarians started taking place locally in our diocese. We are hopeful that this celebration will continue to… Read More